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Sabancaya volcano
stratovolcano 5967 m / 19,577 ft
Peru, -15.78°S / -71.85°W
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Sabancaya volcano eruptions:
2016, 2015, 2014, 2003, 2000, 1998, 1997, 1990-95, 1988, 1986, 1784, 1750, <1595(?)
Typical eruption style:
explosive and effusive
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Sabancaya volcano news & activity updates:

Sabancaya volcano (Peru) activity update: steaming, elevated seismic activity

Monday Dec 01, 2014 12:05 PM | BY: T

Steaming Sabancaya volcano on 12 Nov 2014 (IGP)
Steaming Sabancaya volcano on 12 Nov 2014 (IGP)
Unrest continues at the volcano which shows varying levels of degassing, but has not had new explosions recently.
Seismic activity, above normal levels, has remained at similar levels during the past months. A slight increase during the past 2 weeks has been mentioned by IGP.
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Previous news
Monday, Nov 10, 2014
A pilot reported an ash plume yesterday rising to approx. 6 km altitude. Webcam imagery shows a degassing plume mixed with possibly light ash content. Seimic activity is elevated. (VAAC Buenos Aires) [more]
Saturday, Oct 04, 2014
A pilot reported a volcanic ash plume yesterday at 20,000 ft (6 km) altitude, but it might have been confused with a weather cloud. Seismic activity at the volcano has been very low. [more]
Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014
A pilot reported a volcanic ash plume today, but seismic activity has been low and webcam images showed only a steam / gas plume mixed with weather clouds that could have been mistaken for an ash plume (Buenos Aires VAAC). [more]
Seismic signal of the phreatic explosion at Sabancaya on 25 Aug (IGP)
Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014
A phreatic explosion occurred at the volcano on the evening of 25 Aug at 20:39 local time, Peru's Geophysical Institute (IGP) informed. ... [more]
The seismic signal showing the explosion at Sabancaya on Saturday
Thursday, Aug 14, 2014
An small explosion has probably occurred at the volcano on 9 August at 04:29, the Geophysical Institute of Peru informed. The event was not observed, but inferred from its seismic signal. ... [more]

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